Gus Lee is an ethicist, character-based leadership authority, and author of several best-selling books, including China Boy and Courage: The Backbone of Leadership. He was the chair of character development at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was mentored as a cadet by H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.